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Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 5:00pm EDT
first this background. >> a rocky start for the roll out of healthcare online exchanges may have been because of a series of lapses in the design and supervisors of healthcare.gov . "new york times" investigation discovered that management of contractors and federal coordinators building the healthcare.gov site was problematic from the beginning. the centers for medicare and medicaid services took the lead role of commanding the project without the infrastructure and manpower to handle the various activities of contractors working together. medicare and medicaid agencies were in charge of coordinating the work of more than 50 contractors. "the new york times" reported, quote, confidential report from the health and human resource department show senior officials repeatedly expressed doubt that the system would be ready on time with lack of resources and other factors. from the beginning politics has been intertwined with the policy. the affordable care act implementation in spite over the debt ceiling moving forward obamacare will be a campaign issue for democrats and republicans. >>
FOX Business
Oct 13, 2013 2:00am EDT
it; such as, having accounts for younger people in social security, change the delivery of healthcare, do it in a positive way. you set the ground work. you won't make headway with the congress. shoot for 2014 and 2016. >> rick, should entitlements be off the table entirely? >> i don't think they should i'm not one of those liberals. i would love to see the focus shift to where they are look at entitlements in terms of cleaning it up. it should be a constant reform all the time. weed out the people who may take advantage, so we havehe money for the people who legitimately need the help. >> let's talk about people taking advantage. federal disability programs arjust totally out of control. we have all kind of abuse and fraud. 25of the cases are called, "inappropriately dcide" isn't that a place to start? >> yeah, that would be a place to start. i just don't want the republicans to do it in their typical ro canal way where th talk about deficits and how the couny is going to come crashing down. talk about it as an opportunity. say here i a way to pay down social securitas in gve people
PBS
Oct 13, 2013 3:30pm PDT
changes to the healthcare law that they will put forward, though medical device tax, which is unpopular, income verification for people seeking healthcare subsidies, changing what makes up a full- time employer, which would certainly affect the economy in the whole scheme of the new healthcare law. all of this will be packaged together. and given the fact that the poll numbers for republicans right now are terrible on this, i think you'll have an agreement. it will end up on the house floor and will pass. it's in the best interest of republicans and democrats to stop this thing now, because every -- the poll numbers show everybody looks bad. >> okay. >> all that together means it's going to happen next week. >>> debt crisis denners. >> if you think client change skepticism is unwarranted, consider the debt crisis denyieys. debt skeptics say we can grow our way out of debt with more tax revenue. not so says harvard university's nile ferguson. in a recent column citing forecasts from the nonpartisan congressional budget office, the cbo, last month, the cbo published its 2013 long-term bud
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 5:00am EDT
and here is the mosque in damascus and we report on big changes that west african healthcare system is seeing. ♪ but first at least 73 people now have been killed and many more injured in an earthquake in the central philippines and it was a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit the island in the second biggest city and power has been cut and buildings destroyed and over 100 people have been hurt. >> reporter: crews search for survivors be kneeled concrete buildings, the 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit just before 8:00 in the morning and the force brought down buildings and seeing people fleeing into open spaces. >> translator: we were caught by surprise. the building collapsed as people were coming out. >> reporter: officers and schools were closed for a national holiday and this may have saved lives. >> this is where the church is, a huge, old, spanish church built in the 1600s and severely damaged and a lot has collapsed and perhaps because it's a holiday today there were though casualties at all there. the mayor of the town came out to the command center in front of the church and peopl
FOX News
Oct 12, 2013 8:30am PDT
"cashin' in." stay tuned. ♪ ♪ >>> it's not only glitches crippling the healthcare exchanges. some say the real problem is the shocking premium they find when they get the law gone. is this the final proof that they can't afford the shutdown. and are we shelling out big bucks for the big bird? will we ever slash our debt? you can expand here. how about expanding over there? how the anti-wal-mart crowd may send wal-mart jobs to china. "cashin' in" on the job starts right now. >>> hi, everyone, i'm eric bolling. welcome to "cashin' in." the crew wayne rogers, jonathan hoenig, eboni k. williams, michelle fields. remember when the president promised us obamacare would do this? >> save a typical family average of $2,500 on their healthcare costs in the coming years. save families $2,500 in the coming years. >> this is a tweet from folks who are finding it it's costing them more. three times more. a man said he checked out the exchange but the lowest premium is three time what is i'm paying now. we have been warning that this might happen. time to rename it unaffordable care act? >> for many
Comedy Central
Oct 7, 2013 7:30pm PDT
. >> hey he may be banging my bride but at least he is not forcing me into a healthcare exchange. i don't want the government standing between me and the guy that applies my leeches. i don't know why the peasant has an accent like that but it should probably not be from jersey. anyway, the house republicans have made the incredibly unpopular move of forcing a shutdown of the united states government, to save us all from having to -- there is only one thing left to do. to the damage control station! man the store, man. i wonder if it is going to be like the sequester where before the sequester we heard essentially the sky is going to fall and you are going to feel the pain immediately. not so much. the worst thing that happened is some museums closed and someone can't go to the statue of liberty. >> we were warned the sky was going to fall but the sun came up, didn't it? >> no one told you the sky was going to fall. no one told you the government shutdown had the same effect as an asteroid hitting the planet. the government shutdown did affect the program tha that woud tell us that i
FOX News
Oct 9, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. warp speed. ♪ >> greta: successful florida businessman says he has a remedy for the nation's healthcare crisis. harris rosen tells us he has found a way to provide healthcare for his employers avoiding obama care. griff jenkins hits the ground here in orlando. >> visitors can't help but notice the sprawling hotels and resorts found by harris rosen like this one behind me shingle creek. he not only created a hotel empire he also launched a self-funded insurance program for his more than 4,000 employees that he says has saved the company more than $200 million since the early 1990s. under rosen care. the average monthly premium for employees is $60 with a maximum deductible of $1,000. the company pays the rest. by comparison, under obama care in florida, the lowest a person would pay for a premium is $96 with a deductible of 40% of your healthcare costs. >> we have had our own medical center now for 25 years. and we have a multitude of programs that demonstrate unequivocally to our associates how much we care about them. we love them dearly. this is a family facility. we take care of our
FOX News
Oct 9, 2013 2:00am PDT
creating a new user name once again ran into problems. look at this. >> log on to healthcare d.gov. >> let me see that. >> your account couldn't be created at this time the system is unavailable try again. >> the government says they are working around the clock to fix these problems. i tried five times. couldn't get through. no word on how many people have been able to successfully enroll. >> ex-con? no problem. people in new york will no longer be asked for their criminal fast. state agencies will be allowed to conduct background checks but it will just happen later in the hiring process. >> it is time for the first degree weather update with maria molina. a storm could bring heavy rain and wind. it is tracking up the coast it will be the first nor' easter of the season. fortunately it is not going northeast with the storm system. we will have to deal with the possible coastal flooding across parts of carolina and virginia. it will be a very slow mover. you can see the forecast radar pictures. this is all rain it will be in virginia, mid atlantic and washington, d.c., philadelphi
FOX News
Oct 16, 2013 12:00am PDT
healthcare. that's because the president and his party want to give free healthcare to the poor. the only way to do that is to take from those who have. there is no other way. as we have reported from the very beginning, president obama wants to redistribute income. that's his political philosophy. almost everything he does leads in that direction. higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy. higher local taxes. higher energy taxes. higher taxes if you want a vehicle. in fact, right now the feds are receiving more tax money from us than ever before in the history of the country. and where is all of the tax money going? to those who do notvery much. food stamps have exploded. disability payments off the chart. new entitlement programs all day long. the american people elected president obama twice. he told us he was a moderate. he told us healthcare costs would generally go down. we now know those things are not true. that's the memo. now for top story tonight, reaction. with us monica crowley and alan colmes. what do you think of the gibbs sound bite. >> i think he is right. we are
Al Jazeera America
Oct 12, 2013 11:00am EDT
. and you can call him a medical macgyver. a man who says he can bring down healthcare costs with the help of legos. closest to the story, invite hard-hitting debate and desenting views and always explore issues relevant to you. >> the 200 survivors have been air lifted to the island of lamedusa. 27 people are confirmed dead. lampedusa has become the gateway to migrants who are running from their own country. it is treacherous, and a boat of 500 people on board watc capsiz, and 300 people drowned. >>> it was an abrupt announcement made late friday with few reporters in attendance. it announced u.s. major germ michael kerry has been relieved of his command with a loss of trust and confidence in his ability. making sure that 450 long-range nuclear missiles remained operational and secure. but a recent investigation concluded kerry showed a laps in in judgment. >> the allegations are not related to operational readiness or sex idea sexual misconduct. >> the two-star general served in the u.s. military for 35 years and in charge of 10,000 people at three military bases. >> when you're
Al Jazeera America
Oct 12, 2013 1:00pm EDT
medical macgyver. he said he can bring down healthcare costs with the help of legos. on inside story, we bring together unexpected voices closest to the story, invite hard-hitting debate and desenting views and always explore issues relevant to you. that's all i have an real money. victoria azarenko on august 20th, >> in washington there is still no deal to end the shutdown or end the debt se ceiling. talks about the future of u.s. troops in afghanistan has stalled. secretary of state john kerry and afghan president hamid karzai just wrapped up a news conference. they're trying to hammer out an agreement about troops staying in the afghanistan. the afghan president wants guarantees from the u.s. >>> evacuating hundreds of thousands of people from the area, phailin is huge, it's the size of france. it's four times the size of hurricane katrina. >> meteorologist: and although phailin has made landfall it is a major hurricane at this time. further weakening is expected within the next 24 hours. good news there. unfortunately we'll still be dealing with the impact of the system on sunday
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 1:00pm EDT
were eager to see happen, and it drove back into the mix to the healthcare law. it would roll back this tax, and also take away subsidies for president, members of congress, other staffers both of those have some interest by some democrats, but democrats are saying this is not the way to go at it. >> when i went to bed last night, i thought a deal would be reached today, when i woke up this morning i thought a deal would be reached today. when i go to to bet tonight will a deal be reach. >> it is definitely a good question, let's talk about how the reaction is going to what house republicans are proposing. house democratic leadership said not going to happen, the white house is calling it ransome, and here is what senator majority leader harry reed has to say. >> the house republican leaderships plan that is now out and people taken a look at it, it is a plan to advance an extreme piece of legislation, and it is nothing more than a blatant line. >> because there was this process moving forward. you are seeing a lot of behind closed door meetings. but now they are looking at what th
Al Jazeera America
Oct 9, 2013 10:00pm EDT
eviscerate the healthcare act which is to provide healthcare insurance for 40 million mernls americans. we wouldn't do that. we headed for this freigh greate crecrisis.in my own district thy we have what we call the veteran stand down, an opportunity for the community to come together to help the homeless veterans in our community, they needed a $10,000 check from the p department of la labor. working with the veterans we were able to a range a short term loan. this is one. hundreds of thousands of examples where this thing has gone off the rails. >> a short term rail and the house unanimously approved allowing the pentagon to pay get death benefits to soldiers families average and special ese that were killed over the weekend. the fis fisher foundation will p in. the white house has been said to oppose the bill. john what does it say about our political dysfunction that a private foundation had to act to provide death benefits to the families of 26 soldiers that have been killed in the lined of duty since the shut down started? >> we have people all over the country, thousands in our
FOX News
Oct 15, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. the stark truth is this. if you are making money, you will pay more for your healthcare. that's because the president and his party want to give free healthcare to the poor. the only way to do that is to take from those who have. there is no other way. as we have reported from the very beginning, president obama wants to redistribute income. that's his political philosophy. almost everything he does leads in that direction. higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy. higher local taxes. higher energy taxes. higher taxes if you want a vehicle. in fact, right now the feds are receiving more tax money from us than ever before in the history of the country. and where is all of the tax money going? to those who do not have very much. food stamps have exploded. disability payments off the chart. new entitlement programs all day long. the american people elected president obama twice. he told us he was a moderate. he told us healthcare costs would generally go down. we now know those things are not true. that's the memo. now for top story tonight, reaction. with us monica crowley and
Al Jazeera America
Oct 11, 2013 11:00pm EDT
healthcare costings with a help of legos and bike pumps and printer parts. in american journalism - >> introduces america tonight. >> in egypt, police fired teargas at supporters of the ... >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. [[voiceover]] they risk never returning to the united states. >> grounded. >> real. >> unconventional. [[voiceover]] we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. >> an escape from the expected. >> i'm a cancer survivor. not only cancer, but brain cancer. america tonight next on al jazeera america >>> another rescue operation in the me mediterranean sea. injured passengers rushed to the hospital on the italian island of lampedusa. friday's ship wreck a week after another ship sinking tragedy. >>> a high ranking air force general has been fired. michael kerry who was in charge of the air force nuclear missiles have been removed from his position. >> it was an be abrupt announct made late on friday at the pentagon with few reporters in attendance. u.s. major general michael kerry had been relieved of his command as a result of loss
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
healthcare law which they call obamacare, and that would be to tighten these, and look at americans who qualify for subsidies. that's already in the healthcare law, and those tweaks could have been done without changing the law in any way. that's very minor which the white house is very willing to sign off on it. otherwise, all the things that senator ted cruz went to the mat for are not part of the bill. john boehner announced he's going to let the bill come to the floor for a vote. this is what he said, and its likely that he himself will vote for the bill. what did they get out of this? it caused a lot of strife within the republican party. >> i think it's obvious that we're seeing the end of agonizing event, it's one of the more shameable chapters that i have seen in the years that i've spent here in the senate. >> reporter: tony, the republican party left the presidential election and general elections of last year with a goal to improve their standings among different interest groups. instead the focus of some of their outreach has completely changed and taken over what has been g
CNN
Oct 12, 2013 1:30pm PDT
cnn.com/healthcare. >>> i went to the doctor, and he said, you know, those high blood sugar numbers you've been dealing with since you were 36. well, you graduated. you've got type ii diabetes, young man. >> that was actor tom hanks revealing on "the late show with david letterman" monday night that he's been diagnosed with diabetes. it means your body has trouble breaking down glucose and what that really means is you have to be very careful with what you eat and seriously limit your sugar and, of course, that is good advice for every single one of us. i want to show you and tell you about this report we came across this week. this is "mother jones" nine surprising foods with more sugar than a krispy kreme doughnut. so, let me begin with this. you think you are being healthy, i've picked these up at the store, one luna bar equals 13 grams of sugar and just over one krispy kreme doughnut. move over here and you need your caffeine fix and you are grabbing a grande latte or the same as a chicken sandwich from subway, both of them 17 grams of sugar and over 1 1/2 krispy kreme doughnuts
FOX
Oct 9, 2013 11:00pm EDT
the healthcare act. we wanted to know how successful it's been and if people are signing up. >> a frustrating week for many consumers trying to sign up for new healthcare insurance offered through the federal obama care exchange just trying to find out how much a plan will cost for you and your family has been no easy task. healthcare.gov is the go to sight for millions of people but critics say the systems apps design and major flaws in the software are making it hard to stay on the system and use it efficiently calling it a waste of consumer time. >> aaron smith cofounder of an organization committed to help young people navigate the system says give it time. >> it's not surprising that there's some technical issues when something starts just like with pretty much any product but i don't think nick -- anything of this scale has been tried before. >> there have been changes in software and the federal exchanges that that -- appears to have helped. >> the wait times are down and some of the glitches we were seeing have been eliminated. >> state run exchange yes meantime like maryl
PBS
Oct 9, 2013 5:30pm EDT
shop around; see who does good work and compare costs. it can also work that way with healthcare. with united healthcare, i get information on quality ratings of doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me and my guys make informed decisions. i don't like guesses with my business and definitely not with our health. that's health in numbers. united healthcare. >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information at macfound.org >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: our lead story tonight: a new head for the federal reserve, and for the first time, it's a woman. the president nominated the vice-chair of the fed janet yellen to take over the top job. mr. obama called her a proven leader, and yellen promised to do her utmost to bolster the economy. >> janet is r
CBS
Oct 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
to all americans under the president's healthcare law. >> all we need to do is pass a short term funding resolution which gets us into the room to solve these larger issues. >> but as that press conference ended, a confrontation on the steps of the u.s. capitol between d.c.'s mayor and the senate majority leader and our bruce johnson is here with more on that part of the story. >> never saw anything like this before. d.c. mayor vincent gray, he'll get some points from d.c. citizens for standing up for home rule, but national democratic leaders might being and the mayor that he get -- be asking the mayor that he get with the plan. let's start with the end at d.c. mayor vincent gray had crashed the press conference. he wanted to speak with harry reid as he headed back up the steps to the capitol. >> sir, we are not a department for the government. we have our own money. we're simply trying to be able to spend our own money, sir. >> i'm on your side. don't screw it up. >> reporter: what does that mean don't screw it up? senator reid, what do you mean don't screw it up? the mayor is
Al Jazeera America
Oct 14, 2013 12:00pm EDT
alaskan aid issues and a variety of issues from healthcare to education, and a group very concerned about their interests getting met, but this is not the approach that democratsing are go to bite on because it's just taking the government an inch at a time. >> all eyes are on the senate. walk us through what you think is going on behind the scenes there. >> even though the action on the floor today won't be that exciting, we're watching for behind the scenes discussion. we're hoping that something will move forward. senator susan collins from maine, a moderate put forward a plan that might gain traction but we're not any closer to a resolution. it looks like the democrats were holding a bit of a line. we're watching the senate because minority leader mitch mcconnell has gotten involved with this. he met with senator harry reid for the first time in a long time. these are two men with a long history and don't see eye to eye on many things. but the fact that they're talking means that senate republicans are getting involved who are a bit more moderate and willing to compromise than the hou
Al Jazeera America
Oct 8, 2013 1:00am EDT
they have before? is that entire increase because of the new law? are there other trends in healthcare and is it the same exact plan, do you have different protections as a consumer. if i was paying another $10,000 out of pocket, that's a lot of money. is this the experience of these individuals? yes, it is. are there other people like them? yes, there are. is this the experience of everybody in the country, no it's not. there are also people who are subsidized, who have cheaper plans or weren't able to get insurance at all and can get it now. it will be for the country to decide the balance of winners and losers. there are some experts--this is not an universally shared view, but there are some people who think that it will be cheap center a year. that insurers going into this new exchanges, insurers by definition are conservative. they reduce risk. they may be coming in high because it's a new market with a new market and it's a whole new system, you might see it--i wouldn't say that's a guarantee. there are some people who say that in the insurance industry and academics who say it
FOX
Oct 10, 2013 5:00pm EDT
could make navigating the new healthcare law a little easier. >> talk about an extraordinary team, malala honored today, but it's the award she's up for tomorrow that's getting a lot of attention. >> and more heartbreaking news for the family of a dead teen. you are not going to believe what they discovered inside his body after it was exhumed. i'm a conservative. i've always voted conservative. i'm gonna vote for terry mcauliffe this time. he's a successful businessman and knows business inside and out and can lead virginia. i don't want a politician who wants to be inside my home. for the first time ever, i am supporting a democrat for governor. i am proud to support terry mcauliffe because he's focused on creating jobs for the commonwealth. i hope you'll join me and vote for terry mcauliffe for governor. >>> new details merged about the death of -- emerged about the death of a high school student found inside a gym mat last winter at his school in georgia. >> now there's a trayvon martin connection to the case. we have the story. >> reporter: on the day they would have celebrat
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2013 9:00am EDT
single payer plan for healthcare. i was never one that wanted to send money to a private entity. so i'm not really approving of the affordable care act in that we have to go that way. he ran under the single payer and once he got in office, it became unfeasible. that's one point you can address that. the second one is, social security, i'm 56 years old, i recall when they used to say in congress that social security was in a lock box that the money could never be touched. i understand, i guess it has been spent by congress and whatever and we don't seem to be putting that money back. now everyone wants to say that it's entitled. the big word is entitlement, but it is not entitlement it is what we paid into. can you also address how this so called money in the lock box was taken out and where was congress and what was their idea about the single payer and why that never happened under president obama's first term. i'll take my answers offline. thank you so much. guest: thanks so much for the questions. with respect to social security, sometimes there's misunderstanding about that. we all
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
rates and make fundamental reforms in your retirement programs and your healthcare programs that will save you money long term. that's what we ought to be doing. i think the president has sort of pushed that off. whoever his successor is, that person, he or she, has a big stake in this fight, because the fiscal conditions of the country that they inherited in january of 2007 is being decided right now. we need to really keep working on that. we made some progress, but it's not nearly enough. and we've done about as much on the discretionary side, which is where the federal workforce, the military, as we can do. we've actually cut spending there three years in a row. first time that's happened since the early 1950's. it brought the deficit down. about the at the end of the day, if you don't deal with social security, medicare, medicare, food stamps, farm program programs, all these entitlement programs, you still deal with the problem. to your point about the military, unquestionably we do have some extraordinarily expensive weapon systems, everything from aircraft carriers to b-1
FOX Business
Oct 15, 2013 9:00pm EDT
selecon of doctors united healthcare fired more than a thousand but they sayasically to allow far too many to choe om. >> you do say that i medire was a lot of spendi diverted for obamacare. what will the seniors steve first? eric s.00 billion, when her you 50 billion comes out of medicare advaage they will see a reduction of benefits first. the goo newsis that is less than medicare proper so we do still see growth of medica advantage that the first when it passed we said growowth would decline but it has increased while it is to day graded it ithat a less quicpace than genera dicare. gerri: they are hugely popular because i hear from my followers of the time how much they like medicare is a big hitch because it does bring the private-sector with competition in people pick the plan they want to but i wish obamacare would wo as well. but he said with the system ying tohide information but why? >> they create the problems for themsees and six months ago they were not prepared but they've put not allow ople t ok at the plan and shop until they registered a gave central information. they
Al Jazeera America
Oct 7, 2013 10:00pm EDT
october, and healthcare is front and center. the court will look at the environment that insurance plans offer private employers cover contraception. this term the court will hear cases like abortion protests and campaign finance. ruling on those cases not expected until the spring. and u.s. commandos arrested the man accused of being involved in the embassy bombing in 1998. that's the news at this hour. "consider this" is next. is. >> the united states moves against al-qaeda an and al-shabab in two hours. has the white house shifted it's a counterterrorism strategy away from kills in favor of captures. as many uninsured americans have tried to navigate the process of signing up for obamacare those who pay for their own insurance, they're alerted of the new rate, and it didn't pretty. >> welcome to "consider this." we begin with the capture of the al-qaeda operative in libya's capitol and the raid in somalia. reports officials insist these actions were both necessary and legal. >> we hope that this makes clear that the united states of america will never stop in its effort to hold
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2013 6:00am EDT
, i am with the jewish federation of chicago. one of the most expensive areas of healthcare is long-term care. do you anticipate there will be to that soon and if so, what might it look like? >> this is a big issue for governors. states pay for a lot of long- term care services and we are working on a task force and that's one of the issues we are addressing. anyone on the stage expects there to be a replacement for class anytime soon. there is a fundamental -- there are two big pieces of this. systems isisteing how do we create a private system that can help support all of us as we get older and might need long-term care? and it will beff a while until that happens probably but there are many things we can do with the existing system, ways would -- we can align medicare and thereid so -- currently is a lot of disconnect between the way the requirements of the two programs are so it defaults to medicaid and when medicaid has to pay for something, state budgets are tight and it gets harder to provide this service. if there is a way to share the responsibility, many folks think that c
FOX News
Oct 16, 2013 12:00pm PDT
healthcare law. that is something which republicans had been demanding. the senate majority leader harry reid said that the deal should show americans that congress can actually come together. >> while they witnessed a great deal of political discord, today they will also see congress reaching historic bipartisan agreement to reopen the government and avert default on the nation's bills. compromise we reached will provide our economy with the stability it desperately needs. >> the senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said is he confidentiality that the measure will pass. check this out. this is mitch mcconnell on the senate floor and this is senator ted cruz speaking outside. speaking at exactly the same time about an hour and a half ago. saying diametrically opposed things. mcconnell all for it. perfect? no. but cruz? will have nothing of it. you can see the clock there, 12:22 daylight eastern daylight time when the senate's top republican was competing for air time with the junior first term from texas it. and really different ideas about the whole shebang. >> the relief we hope for
FOX News
Oct 15, 2013 2:00am PDT
first lady? >> her healthcare. per push for healthcare. >> when she was a senator what do you think her main accomplishment was for senator. >> not a lot. >> what did she accomplish? >> nothing. >> i think if she got elected president she would be the first woman president. >> benghazi. >> i don't like the way it was covered up before the election. >> she was asked about that at a hearing she said... >> at this point what difference does it make? >> i don't believe benghazi would win it. i am going to stick with hillary clinton. that name is new to me. >> that doesn't make sense. >> they are always funny. >> he is so witty. >> a former member of the obama administration what the white house denies about the obama care web site. >> this is excruciatingly embarrassing for the white house and department of health and services. this was bung elled badly. >> what the president's former press secretary is now saying needs to be done right now. >> they were sold as new but it turns out cars from one of the world's largest airplane maker were actually recycled. plush flush rojc: i'm your co
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 2:30am EDT
drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >> welcome back, we're discussing the future of news. two days ago, the committee of journalists issued a report t. saying that the obama administration has not come through a more transparent government. an obscure 1917 law to enable felony progressions for six government employees for leak being classified information to the press, compared to all previous administrations combined. let's talk about the general move away from reporting from newspapers and tv and networks. throughout my career, investigations seem to ebb and flow. the investigative teams, and a lot of it seems 20 depend on the economy, but right now, it feels different, it feels like a more permanent shift. >> i think that's right. it was created five years ago because what has gone on, as the business price of the press has accelerated, almost in every case, and there are a couple of exceptions and the new york times is a notable exception, but with a few exceptions, people have systematically cut back. investigativ
Al Jazeera America
Oct 11, 2013 6:00pm EDT
48 hours and relief some of the pain caused by the affordable healthcare act. >> reporter: there is one stumbling block that seems to have emerged. jay carney appeared very late in the afternoon today after the markets closed appearing before the press and the white house podium at 4:00 eastern time. evidently the white house after tuesday the president said quote/unquote absolutely when said he would open to a shorter term. having second thoughts now. that is not optimal. they're looking for something long term. it's known that senate democrats and house democrats felt very strongly that way. here's jay carney. >> because our economy can't endure that kind of an approach resolving our budget differences, and the proposal that puts a debt ceiling increase at only six weeks tied to budget negotiations would put us right back where we are today. in just six weeks. >> now you've got to point out that the senate is going to be in over the weekend, and stephanie, the reason they're in is because they have their own plan they're going to be working on to extend that debt ceiling by a year
Al Jazeera America
Oct 8, 2013 12:30pm EDT
, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what most members of congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. ♪ >>> welcome back. in that was the view from a private drone that monitors power lines. now we're talking about the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the u.s. and how much they should be regulated. before the break we asked you if law enforcement should be able to use drones and where the lawn should be drawn. response? >> a lot of suspicion. expensive. >> exactly. >> trevor first your organization obtained a list from customs and border protection about how many times it flew predator surveillance drones on behalf of other agencies. talk about what you found, and what that really means? >> yes, as i was saying before the break, customs and border protection as about ten surveillance drones. but when they are not using them they lend them out to law enforcement agencies. and the justice department said they only used these drones
FOX News
Oct 15, 2013 1:00pm PDT
think is important to keep healthcare costs down. it gets us into a conference when we can really attack the drivers of our deficit, which are entitlements. so, like all grand bargains, everybody is fifthing some -- giving something and that's all the republicans and leadership, john boehner, every asked for issue is an opportunity to talk about the big issues. obamacare is a big issue, a big entitlement. if you're 22 or 25 years old and you bay off the exchange you're going to pay as much as triple what you would have paid a year ago. so there's a lot of things to work on. we certainly think obamacare delay was good one, but we also think that dealing with entitlement and cost drivers is very important, too. >> congressman, have to tell you fox out of washington is reporting that the two-year delay in the imposition of the medical tax, the medical twice tax, is no longer part of the plan. all references to the medical device plan are drop. an issue withdrawn by the republicans. that is a retreat, isn't it? >> well, it certainly isn't what we were talking about this morning. as yo
Al Jazeera America
Oct 14, 2013 7:30pm EDT
progress in the senate. >> cautious optimism the deal underway in the senate. >>> healthcare hassle new numbers show the problems facing the affordable healthcare act. >>> plus facing trial in new york, the new location of the man accused of bombing american embassies and killing hundreds. ♪
Al Jazeera America
Oct 8, 2013 2:00pm EDT
one thing and one thing only that was public dismantling of the healthcare act and providing healthcare to millions of people. that law ironically is moving forward. most americans democrats and republicans agree that healthcare should not have anything to do with keeping the government open or paying our bills on time. that is why i will sit down and work with anyone of any party, not only to talk about the budget but i will talk about the ways to improve the healthcare system. i will talk about ways we can shrink our long term deficits. i also want to talk about how we are going to help the middle class and strengthen early childhood education and research and development. there are a lot of things i want to talk about to make sure that everyone is getting a fair shake in this economy. and our economy is growing in a broad base and in the middle class. by the way if anyone doubles my sincerity about that i have put forward proposals in my budget and to reform the loop holes for covecuecorporations and help uso invest into new jobs and lo ther the defendant. ee sit. difficul
CBS
Oct 11, 2013 12:00pm PDT
the new healthcare law. now they may settle for replacing an unpopular medical device tax used to pay for the law. some republicans admit the party was forced to soften its stance because their approval rates have hit an all-time low. senator john mccain says americans are tired of congressional bickering. >> the question is, why should we put the american people through this? why should we do this? >> reporter: there are some gop lawmakers who say their tactics are working because the president now appears willing to discuss deficit reduction and improvement to his signature healthcare law. danielle nottingham, kpix 5, capitol hill. >> stock prices surged yesterday as a sign of a compromise emerged in washington. today they continued to rally. let's check the numbers. up nearly 76 points. >>> fremont police want your help finding two people caught by surveillance cameras. police say this man and woman are behind a brutal gold chain robbery that put a 70-year-old woman in the hospital. the suspects stalked the victim inside a walmart and attacked her in the parking lot. they slammed t
CBS
Oct 8, 2013 12:00pm PDT
of the president's healthcare plan that we don't like and we want the president to answer for those things, i'm happy to sit down with them for as many hours as they want. i won't let them gut a law that is going to make sure tens of millions of people actually get healthcare but i'm actually to talk about it. steven. i'm going through my list here. >> -- in the campaign against terrorism. we're going to see u.s. military operations all around the continent, how does that square with your contention that america can [indiscernible] he forever. >> if you look at the speech i gave to the national defense college several months ago, i outlined how i saw the shift in terrorism around the world and what we have to do to respond to it. part of what i said is that we had decimated al-qaeda that's been operating primarily between afghanistan and pakistan. but you now have these regional groups, some of which are explicitly tied to al-qaeda or that ideology, some of which are more localized. few of them have the ability to project beyond their boredders but they can do a lot of damage inside
Al Jazeera America
Oct 16, 2013 1:00pm EDT
healthcare law known as obamacare. that's the fight that got this started a few weeks ago, but this is what else senator mcconnell had to say. >> republicans remain determined to repeal this terrible law. but for today, for today the relief we hope for is to reopen the government, avoid the fall, and protect a historic cuts we achieved under the budget control act. this is far less than many of us had hoped for, frankly. >> reporter: now the budget control act, the cuts known as sequester. you're getting the sense of the next big fight. mitch m mcconnell is talking about how he'll see that these sequester cuts stay in place, but you just heard jay carney talking about fighting against that. that's what the bicameral group will get together and hash that out. they were able to hold the line in the spending cuts in the budget control act or sequester. it's his way of saying that republicans had a victory here. but what's ironic republicans thought that was a line they should have had a month ago. a month ago they thought she should have been saying we go into this with our head held high
CBS
Oct 10, 2013 12:00pm PDT
at risk. >>> santa clara university is dropping elective abortions from its employee healthcare coverage for moral reasons. in a statement, the university says, our core commitment assist a jesuit catholic university are not compatible with the inclusion of elective abortion coverage in the university's health plans. some staff members say they are disappointed with the decision. >> i have always loved santa clara, proud to be there. and this is the first time where i'm really questioning where is my place at this institution that doesn't honor, you know, my commitment to social justice which i see abortion as a social justice issue. >> the university will still cover other forms of reproductive healthcare mandated by the state of california. university leaders are planning a series of meetings to discuss the decision. >>> we are now 10 days into a partial government shutdown. but finally we may be seeing first hints of a compromise in washington. republican lawmakers are meeting with the president today. house speaker john boehner says republicans would vote to extend the gover
FOX News
Oct 16, 2013 1:00pm PDT
from this. income verification for those receiving subsidies from those new healthcare exchanges. no flexibility on those mandatory spending cuts, also known as sequester, those cuts stay. to fox senior capitol hill producer chad pergram take us through the next few hours, chad. >> as you say we will have a vote in the senate sometime between the next two to three hours. that is expected to pass. we are told by senator mark kirk, a republican from illinois, that senator mitch mcconnell has secured probably a majority of the house -- the senate republican conference which is significant, so we are thinking maybe 70 or even higher in terms of the vote total in the senate? then it comes to the house of representatives sometime this evening. we are not sure on the timing yet there. the house republicans just met a few minutes ago and they are told to expect a late night, perhaps as late as 11:00 or even later here. that will probably pass with a lot of democrats. the democrats are saying that they should be able to deliver almost all 200 of their members here. we don't know how many repu
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